By Stuart Gillespie
- The first book-length research of English translation as a subject matter in classical reception
- Draws at the author’s exhaustive wisdom of English literary translation from the early Renaissance to the present
- Argues for a remapping of English literary background which might take right account of the at the moment overlooked historical past of classical translation, from Chaucer to the present
- Offers a commonly ranging chronological research of English translation from historical literatures
- Previously little-known, unknown, and occasionally suppressed translated texts are recovered from manuscripts and explored when it comes to their implications for English literary heritage and for the translation of classical literature
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English Translation and Classical Reception: Towards a New Literary History (Classical Receptions) by Stuart Gillespie